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Image Credit: ilona.shorokhova / Shutterstock.com For nearly a half-century, Black Friday has been recognized as the kick-off of the Holiday shopping season. It is thought that the day after Thanksgiving became known as Black Friday in the early 1960s when Philadelphia police officers used the term to describe the massive traffic jams generated by the...
For retailers and sellers of just about every consumer product, the Christmas selling season is a crucial time. It is estimated that between 50% and 80% of total revenues are generated in the final six to eight weeks of each year. Surveys and studies are predicting that sales this shopping season will generate between $157...
Image Credit: tomertu / Shutterstock.com Certain elements in the life of marketers are as consistent and dependable as the dawn that rises in the east each day and Christmas shopping seasons that begin in earnest the day after thanksgiving. True, some deviation from one specific day to another does exist depending on the geography and...
Image Credit: Natee Meepian / Shutterstock.com With the advent of eCommerce and the online powerhouse Amazon’s explosion into online retail, the retail landscape has experienced a protracted and unprecedented period of disruption. The pace of change in the industry has resulted in many iconic, institutionalized brands going out of existence. Sears Roebuck, once thought to...
There is a digital time-bomb set to explode on 90 percent of retail eCommerce websites in June 2020. While the clock is methodically ticking away the minutes and seconds, the majority of business owners using Magento 1.x haven’t even begun to defuse what could become a real web calamity. The creators of Magento, the most...
Image Credit: Smile-Sky / Shutterstock.com Nothing is forever; with time all things wear out, need repaired, modified, updated or just plain scrapped. Few of us would expect our vehicle to run day after day without needing an occasional tune-up, service, detailing or eventually replaced with a newer model. However, many small to mid-sized companies fail...
Image Credit: Aysezgicmeli / Shutterstock.com Circumventing the traditional manufacturer to wholesaler; wholesaler to retailer; retailer to consumer distribution model and going directly to the consumer isn’t new for many brands, particularly for those for which telling the brand story and customer service are key factors in making the sale and building customer retention and loyalty. ...
Image credit: Jeramey Lende / Shutterstock.com As a youngster it was a concept that brought glee to the hearts of many a child. Christmas in July! What a great idea. The very thought of having another bite of the gift-receiving apple five months early was an idea that seemed too good to be true. And...
Image Credit: Stockbakery / Shutterstock.com Perhaps the most inconvenient aspect of shopping online is returning an item that failed to meet expectations. Repacking and taking the unwanted item to a shipping location is often inconvenient, time consuming and expensive. Amid all the fanfare about how online sellers are eating brick and mortar retailers for lunch,...
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Image credit: mtkang / Shutterstock.com In the beginning, that time when the internet was this shiny new thing whose intention was often misunderstood and which was capable of disrupting accepted norms in conducting business and social interactions, website design focused mostly on the technology and all the gee-whiz things a talented techy could command new...
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